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Jan 29, 2013 10:00am EST
and time again with dental care, mental health, and other healthcare issues, the groups that need healthcare the most are the least likely to receive it. the good news is 11 months from now we will be providing health insurance to dirty million more americans are the affordable care act. -- dirty million more americans are the affordable care act. we do not know how we will provide primary health care to those americans who will now have health insurance. let me rattle off some statistics that should be of concern to the congress and to all americans. not widely known, approximately 45,000 people every single year die in the united states of america because they do not have health insurance and they do not get to a dr. in time. 45,000 americans. according to the health resources and service administration, we need 16,000 primary care practitioners to meet the need that exists today with a ratio of one provider to 2000 patients. over 52,000 our merry care physicians will be needed by 2025 -- primary care physicians will be needed by 2025. over half of patient visits are for primary
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am EST
healthcare in the coming legislative session, i believe we all agree that we want and need a healthier south carolina. and no one can deny that this administration, working with legislators like representative murrell smith and senator thomas alexander has made health a priority. we started 2011 with the medicaid budget out of balance and we brought it under control. we started with one of the lowest rates of insured children in the country and now south carolina is recognized for adopting leading edge strategies to reach more children. we started with mental health and addictive disorder programs, hobbled by cuts and together we've reinvested in both. we started with a medicaid program that required little accountability for quality or cost and we've demanded better value. these are success we should celebrate. but let us ask a simple question. are taxpayers getting the most health for the money they spend on healthcare? my answer is no. not by a long shot. we spend more money for health services per person than any nation on earth. year after year, we devote a larger and la
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Feb 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
every day whether it's on healthcare, gun control, on immigration, this is his policy when a president doesn't respect the bounds of his authority, then he acts out in disregards of it. >> and sally, i talked to a number of folks who are urging the president to it act without congress they say there is a lot of foot dragging and there are a number of things he can do. brad mentioned many of them, whether directing federal agencies rules and regulations which that upsets a lot of folks out there. they feel they don't truly have a save. lawmakers aren't voting on anything. how willing do you think he will to be use those particular powers to get something done on climate change? >> i think he doesn't have a choice. i mean, let's be clear. cap and trade was a conservative idea that actually a lot of democrats and liberals hated and now of course the republican party has abandoned as they move farther to the right. we have to step back and realize the reality here is we wouldn't have seat belts in cars or air bags in cars. we would still have kids working in factories. we would s
Feb 5, 2013 1:00am EST
discusses the healthcare agenda agenda. on "washington journal quote quote -- "washington journal". >> several live event today. a hearing on immigration policy and how laws have been enforced. that is on c-span3@10:15 a.m. eastern. at 1:00 p.m., eric cantor of virginia will meet with the american enterprise institute about how congress can better serve its and to to its -- its constituents. >> julia loved her time in the white house. she said in her memoir, it was like a bright and beautiful dream. white, the most wonderful time of my life. i think that gives you some idea of how much she enjoyed being first lady and how she felt that her husband had finally achieved the recognition he deserved. >> historian edith mayo about the wife of ulysses s. grant. first ladies, influence and image. their public and private lives, interests, and influence on the president. season one begins president's bay february 18,@9:00 p.m. eastern and pacific on c-span, radio, and >> now, house and human services secretary kathleen sibelius on implementing a new healthcare law. after her r
Feb 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
to them, to their spouses, to their families, to society overall. >> researchers say healthcare providers should start preparing for the increase and baby berms should take precautions to slow the development of alzheimer's disease. >>> all right. a look at the weather in the inner harbor. it is clear. it is 41 degrees milder than the weather we've seen. they had a few gusts of 20. winds are at the west at 13 miles an hour. show you some weather in motion. the chop on the s but a clear sky just about all day in anne arundel county. again, the winds have been generally north and westward, a little chilly but with the numbers floating in the low to mid-40s, not so bad. not so bad for early february standards. all right. across the area now, weather is fairly clear, had a few snow showers in pennsylvania earlier today. none of that for us. things begin to change starting tomorrow. clouds begin to roll in late in the day. that's the sort of leading edge of some moisture that will be coming in big time. coastal system ends up being a snowstorm from new england. we project it to stay
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Jan 31, 2013 1:00pm EST
about the healthcare panel that was created. we will figure out how to get around the doctor's shortage and so on and obama care and other reasons as well. the council was supposed to keep us honest and make sure the president listens to the recommendation and they were with obama care. if they never get the support they never meet and wind up defunct. >> a lot of what inner circles like, counselor you have not been gone from washington, d.c. for so long you don't know why people put these commissions together put heat off when they are weak like the president's healthcare law or in this case the job situation, or just look busy. in washington we have a commission equals we are not going to do anything on this. you hear the phrase blue ribbon commission. >> they were looking into it. as far as solutions go that or the jobs crisis we will see. chris, thanks. >>> on the same days we learn about the demise of the job's council we are getting a few key economic reports first jobless claims. the number of americans filing for unemployment claims went up sharply last week up some 38,
Feb 1, 2013 3:00am PST
anywhere. you have a new article that came out this morning, just dropped. >> sure. >> about healthcare and jobs and it's so timely. the fact that 10 minutes away from job numbers. you are not going anyway either. grab that cup of coffee get the newspaper and hang out with me i promise. richard fowler filling in for bill press. right back after this break. >> this is "the full court press: the bill press show," live on your radio and on current tv. young turks is that we're honest. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. we have a big big hour and the iq will go way up. (vo) current tv gets the converstion started weekdays at 9am eastern. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. >> you are. >> the troops love me. (vo) tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. >> you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. just be grateful current tv does not come in smellivision. the sweatshirt is nice and all but i could use a golden lasso. (vo) only on curr
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Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm EST
headed? government pays for the healthcare, they can decide who lives or dies based on what behavior they dislike. if you can't be penalized to lose weight, to quote the piece why not just let the health sinners die? annual healthcare cost are roughly $96 billion for smokers and $147 billion for the obese, the government says. that is the big point. the government says. when everyone else pays for your care withholding care is their call. your death improves the bottom line. one way time to prove the care, resources is eliminate the bioethicist. it never met one and i would like to keep that it way. i'm sure you feel the same. invite them to camp david. i'm sure the president could use a few running targets. we'll tell them it's the fox news company picnic. danas for you look at raxing of care in the u.k. it's inevitable someone will get a new hip or who doesn't. >> dana: where did you get that line? guest from you. you said ask me that question. >> dana: i said add it to the monologue because it's brilliant point. there is a limited amount of resources. they can tax everybody however muc
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Jan 31, 2013 9:00am EST
other institutions we will make sure our troops and their families get the healthcare, job opportunities, and education they have earned and deserve, just as i did when i coauthored the post 9/11 gi bell. with senators. this includes focusing on the mental heflt our fighting force. no one who volunteers to foyt and die for this country should h-fr feel lik ever feel like they have nowhere to turn. that is unacceptable in this country. in my 12 years in the senate my one guiding principle on every security decision i made, and every vote i cast was always this. simply this. is our policy worthy of our troops and their families and the sacrifices that we ask them to make? that same question will guide me if i am confirmed as secretary of defense. our men and women in uniform and their families must never doubt that their leaders' first priority is them. i believe my record of leadership on veterans' issues over the years going back to my service in the veteran's administration under president reagan demonstrates my rock-solid commitment to our veterans and their families. we
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Feb 6, 2013 2:00am EST
future, aging population, rising healthcare, expansion of subsidies, growing interest on debt which, by the way, shoots to 857 billion-dollar by 20123. the deficit goes back up even though we saw it go slightly down. they're calling this the sandwich generation, the people in the middle getting squeezed by taking care of their older parents that can't retire early and taking care of kids. youth unemployment at 11.5. >> more of the middle class becoming the working poor at this point. and the problem is, you can't ask the guy a question. he makes an announcement. you can't ask him a question to get meaningful discussion to hear the other side. when you have the chance, and he was able to have control to put something through, what did he do? we're still hearing blame it on bush. that's old. >> also tax hikes. we'll have the highest spending and highest government spending and highest tax rates. i'm not sure who is can connecte dots to create jobs. >> can i say something? the new normal is the old miserable. the carter era with bandwidth. does he care about the fracturing. the harder amer
Jan 31, 2013 3:00pm PST
, about universal healthcare, and who should get that... should that be extended to the entire population? i think a good place to start is with the children. my god, we should be trying to take care of our children. you know, the issues about adults are very complex, and, you know-- many adults-- the reasons they're unhealthy are because of things they do themselves or do to themselves. but kids are incredibly vulnerable, and i would think it would have to be a priority of ours to try and protect and ensure their health. marc shiffman: there are too many people out there... who are senior citizens-- fixed low income. medicare is their only insurance, and as they get older, as they get sicker, as they need more medications, they are having to make difficult choices. - hi. how are you doing today? - hello, mrs. phillips. - how are you? - it's good to see you. my social worker spends some time almost every day calling up drug companies, filling out forms to get special dispensations for medications. people break pills in half to stretch them, or they just go without because they'
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Feb 4, 2013 2:00am PST
reducing our deficit can we stop waste in govment, can we conform healthcare programs in particular. we spend a lot more on healthcare than every other country does and we don't get better outcome. there are things we can do to reduce healthcare costs. >> and can we post loophole deductions lawyers take advantage of so they paoloer rates than bus driver or cop? if you combine those together you cannot only reduce the deficit but continue to invest in things like education and research and development that are going to help us grow. >> just a few hours from now president obama will continue his push for gun control. the heated topic on sunday talk shows. kelly wright is life in washington can more. >> president obama will travel to minneapolis the city that is making steps to curb gun violence. he will talk about the issue that can be taken on the federal level to reduce gun violence. it shows deep de visions over what toe do about curbing the violence. a former navy man watched his wife traumatic giffords watch his wife give testimony before. she was one of several people shot by derang
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Feb 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
tax hikes through cutting deductions, and cuts to medicare and other programs. >> my healthcare proposals achieve the same savings by the beginning of the next decade as reforms that had been proposed by the bipartisan bowls simpson commission. >> republicans were not amused he added his event around the same time eric cantor delivered a speech. gop leaders were clear they want specific cuts and no new tax cuts. >> there's no greater moral imperative than to reduce the debt. >> white house officials have been specific, including about $350 billion in medicare cuts. when asked why the president did not meet the it will for unveiling his new budget for the third straight year, spokesman jay carney blamed republicans saying fiscal cliff talks delayed it. >> part of what the president talked about just in recent days is that we need to get beyond this situation where we're governing, especially with regards to our fiscal and economic matters in a state of constant crisis. >> a group of literal house democrats came out today and said they want not just new taxes but new spending as p
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Jan 31, 2013 1:00pm PST
marriage and healthcare but has done nothing to help this economy. and when you look at what jack will you and rob neighbors and gene sprawling did in the summer of 2011, are you shock wed have had this anemic recovery? and we're not in a recovery. near a recession. >> one more quarter and we're in a technical recession as well. one more quarter of negative. let's talk about this for a little bit. so, what we really need is growth to come back into the economy. for me, ronald reagan, margaret thatcher, said let people keep more of their own money and then people invest in their businesses or invest in themselves go out to dinner, a movie. thatthat's economic growth. >> you're absolutely correct. and look, the numbers are clear. if we were growing at three to four, five%, which is not out of the realm of possibility, happened under ronald reagan -- we could grow our way out of this problem. eric, you're not going to be able to tax your way out or cut your way out of this. we have to create growth. how could we create going to? unfortunately the head of the imf told us we need confidence
Feb 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
you afford a home in the best neighborhood so your kids will have the right schools? which healthcare plan can you afford so you can see your doctor? will your children actually make it through all those nights of homework and graduate from school and if so, get into a college? and then are you going to be able to afford it? what about a career? is that going to be available to them? these are all real life concerns. this is what keeps parents awake at night. fearful that life is not going to work out the way they hoped. during the last several years, with the stagnant economy, too many mothers and fathers have had to come home, walk into the kitchen, and tell their family they didn't have a job anymore. now, how is a family like that supposed to save for a rainy day when it just got tough to even make it through the next month. these are the families that should be our focus. they're desperate to have the nightmare over. and the best way to ensure their hope for the future is restored, is by making reality -- making opportunity a reality for them. and it's going to come if we provide
Jan 28, 2013 7:00pm PST
healthcare costs. one of the beneficiaries has been watson pharmaceuticals. ruben ramirez reports. >> reporter: watson pharmaceuticals has a new name and a new logo. the world's third-largest generic drug maker changed its name to actavis, a company watson bought last fall. c.e.o. paul bisaro says its no stranger to growth through acquisitions. >> in the short-term we'll be looking for add-on acquisitions whether it's in the branded space where we continue to be very aggressive in the areas of women's health and urology trying to find new therapies we can bring to market. i think a bigger transaction for us would probably await 2014, or 2015. >> reporter: with acquisitions come redundancies, actavis is cutting jobs and moving operations out of its original corona, california facility. >> most of the products that are manufactured in that facility will be moving to our florida facility or our elizabeth, n.j. facility, so there will be some additional increases in people in those facilities. we'll also be moving to some overseas locations. >> reporter: investors have seen a nice run
Jan 28, 2013 7:00pm EST
trim healthcare costs. one of the beneficiaries has been watson pharmaceuticals. ruben ramirez reports. >> reporter: watson pharmaceuticals has a new name and a new logo. the world's third-largest generic drug maker changed its name to actavis, a company watson bought last fall. c.e.o. paul bisaro says its no stranger to growth through acquisitions. >> in the short-term we'll be looking for add-on acquisitions whether it's in the branded space where we continue to be very aggressive in the areas of women's health and urology trying to find new therapies we can bring to market. i think a bigger transaction for us would probably await 2014, or 2015. >> reporter: with acquisitions come redundancies, actavis is cutting jobs and moving operations out of its original corona, california facility. >> most of the products that are manufactured in that facility will be moving to our florida facility or our elizabeth n.j. facility, so there will be some additional increases in people in those facilities. we'll also be moving to some overseas locations. >> reporter: investors have seen a n
Feb 3, 2013 10:30pm PST
healthcare system to the extraordinary standards of excellence it once enjoyed. over my shoulder here you can see the u.s. capitol building. in that building 535 elected representatives from every corner of america come together to debate the issues of the day. they are men and women from every religious, ethnic and family background. i look forward to watching libya develop equally strong institutions of government. education and healthcare are just two of the many areas where i see opportunities for close partnership between the united states and libya. i look forward to exploring those as we work together to build a free democratic prosperous libya. see you soon. >>> good afternoon, everyone. i'm an san francisco mayor ed lee. i want to welcome you from the bay area, from all over the country to san francisco's city hall. today we honor and celebrate ambassador john christopher stevens in this civic celebration of his life. i thank the stevens family for hosting this celebration here. amongst his many friends, his family, his colleagues from around the world who continue to reremem
Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
it might mean better healthcare, coming your way. >>> and a reminder, if you have a consumer problem or question, give us a call. we have volunteers standing by right now. with cancer, get it again as adults.. scientis d >>> in today's healthwatch, doctors could soon know why kids with cancer get it again as adults. scientists at nyu discovered a specific genetic mutation that they say is linked to drug resistance and relapse of childhood leukemia. this discovery may help them identify which patients are more likely to suffer a relapse. >>> and a new study suggests, not all dairy products are equal at bone strength. a study found more than 2,000 people with milk and yo gurt are -- yogurt are associated with better density in the hip but not the spine. >>> with more and more patients in need of specialized care, doctors are turning to technology now to help them be in more than one place at one time. cbs news correspondent bigad shaban is in l.a., to what some are calling the best advances in medicine. >> dr. paul vaspa has an unusual way of making his rounds at ucla. >> how a
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Feb 5, 2013 2:00am EST
reducing our deficit can we have smart spending cuts, can we reform our healthcare programs in particular. we spend a lot more on healthcare than every other country does and we don't get better outcomes. can we close loopholes and deductions that folks who are well connected and have a lot of accountants and lawyers can take advantage of so they end up paying lower rates than bus driver or cop. >> president obama in his super bowl interview saying he wants more money from wealthy americans to help the government. i have juan williams columnist with the hill and charles krauthammer. the president says, charles, elimination of waste in washington and lower revenues. >> it's quite a concession. he says there's still some waste in government. they spend 3.6 trillion a year. i like the way he talks about cutting expenditures on medical expenses which is one of the great sources of our deficit. the fact is that 2300 pages of obama care there is nothing about what is probably the single greatest cause of inflation in medical costs in the u.s. the reason it is higher in this country t
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Jan 31, 2013 6:00pm EST
partners organized labor is not happy with some parts of the healthcare overhaul. chief national correspondent jim angle tells us why. >> as obama care gets closer to implementation, supporters are finding unanticipated problems. >> obamacare was put together by special interest. there was nobody making sure all the parts fit. now we are finding all kind of loopholes and problems. >> now some unions are finding they will be hurt, not helped by the law. contrary to predictions. >> the affordable care aband even other efforts happening in the private sector have the potential to bring down costs. >> obamacare will force them to buy expensive coverage driving up the cost. competing firms with fewer than 50 workers are not required to provide insurance and they will have lower operating cost and the workers get general subsidy to buy coverage. >> unions will pay more for the members and they will compete against people, get generous subsidies from the federal government. they don't like that. >> another oddity in the bill is many poor people are not covered. >> the law as drafted ant
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Feb 1, 2013 6:00pm EST
of the obamacare mandate of female contraceptive in the healthcare plan. instead insurers will be required to provide coverage, including standard birth control and items like the morning after pill. the white house says the modifications meet president obama's overarching goals. >> we had to ensure the women have access to preventative services like contraception. the policy also respects religious beliefs. >> catholic league bill donahue held the announcement as a sign of good will toward the catholic community. because the private sector firms with religious objections are not covered by the proposal and many insurance firms are apt to shift the absorbed cost back to employers anyway, even if they are not for profit, catholic schools, charity or hospitals, all other groups dismissed the latest h.h.s. move as window dressing. >> religious charities like catholic charities are not off the hook today. on the contrary, they are forced to contract with a third party to still provide objectionable products like abortion inducing drugs for employees. today's accommodation is another v
Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >> john: that's tragic. >> i'm happy that they're attacking healthcare. that means they're not attacking muslims. keep attacking healthcare. >> john: that brings us our to tonight's f-bomb. do you remember back in 2012 when affordable care act mandated that employer would have to cover birth control. and that when sandra fluke testified before congress about thou contraception was a legitimate health issue for women and rush limbaugh called her a. some collect officials flipped out by saying that forcing some institutions to offer contraception to women was a violation of their beliefs. many are so offended that obama disrespected the teachings of the pope they forgot that they disobeyed the pope on the iraq war, the death penalty and nations providing healthcare to poof people who can't afford it. never mind that obama won the catholic vote or that last may's gallup poll reported 82% of catholics have no moral problem with birth control. rush limbaugh came in against contraception and they pulled out. however, they gave birth control one year delay. they employed joe biden as an interim
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Feb 2, 2013 11:30am EST
constitution. food stamps and fema and epa and healthcare and all of the other money is found no where in the constitution . it is it basically taxing people's lives . until congress gets that out of their head when they tax and borrow, they are hurting individual americans . it is getting out of the control. >> congressman can why gree we have a spending problem and not a revenue. >> we have. as the commission said we should do spending reductions and two dollars of every tax dollar . if i could. there are stow many, look at glaxco smith kline . 7 years they had hid from the fda. >> let's stay on topic congressman. stay on topic. wayne, let a talk about we sphent 5.8 trillion in the last four years and what do we have for it . a negative gdp growth this quarter . i say we have a spending problem. >> of course, we have a sphending problem. with all due respect, congressman, you do i want address it and no one stands up in congress and says this. it jumpt continues . for example, thape push would off the cliff again and they have to do . somebody has to stand up and have guts if you wil
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Feb 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
healthcare $35.5 billion over ten years. that is the reason they are big issue. that is one i'll say the union went too far. >> eric: the treasury loaned them the money. ultimately we pay the treasury. we are on the hook? >> i think what the post office finally did today, they finally admitted to themselves what was inevitable, this was going to happen. to bob's point, the congress keeps voting them. same you hated the post office but your local people you love them. there is a reason that the bills that were passed last year and majority were all naming the post office. this is what people love to have the post office in the local community. already today you saw rural congressional members saying that the saturday delivery stoppage is an outrage. these are conservative people, but they are more for local post offices before. >>> most powerful person in cabinet so they stopped it. >> $16 billion a year and eliminated saturday $2 billion. they would lose four billion if they eliminated all the days. i actually love the postal service. i don't know why. email killed it, but only peopl
Feb 4, 2013 7:00am EST
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Jan 28, 2013 9:00pm PST
most cases. i've askedwo champions of a woman's freedom to make her own healthcare decisions to come talk about their resolve in the face of fierce opposition from the right. jessica gonzÁlez-rojas is executive director of the national latina institute for reproductive health. she is an adjunct professor of latino and latin american studies at the city university of new york and has taught courses on reproductive rights, gender, and sexuality. lynn paltrow is founder and executive director of national advocates for pregnant women. she has served as a senior staff attorn at the aclu's reproductive freedom project and recently published this study in the american journal of public health, "roe v. wade and the new jane crow." jishs welcome to you both. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> before we get to what you're up against 40 years after roe versus wade, i want to ask you a question from your own experience, long experience in both cases of working with women. what does compulsory childbearing mean to a woman? what are the effects of knowing that you are not free to decide for yourselve
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Jan 30, 2013 10:00am PST
about the future of healthcare after the top experts told congress yesterday a shortage of doctors is already compromising care at some of our bigs hospitals. they are predicting this is about to get a whole lot worse than the coming months. dr. siegel is next. >> two of america's popular frozen pizzas may be joining you. >> new concerns over the future of healthcare after the top medical experts yesterday warned the u.s. senate about the growing doctor shortage in america. here is some of what they had to say. >> as we have heard today nearly $10 million is spent by the federal government to support these hospitals. currently we have no planning in place to actually meet the needs of our population of the united states with regard to a physician work force. >> it is estimated 30 million americans will gain coverage through medicaid and/or health insurance exchange. 130 million will still remain uninsured. we strongly support the coverage expansions which open the door to a broader healthcare system with many of our patients. we know well coverage alone doesn't equate to access. >> th
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